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US Government Committee To Investigate Visit Of Mike Pence To Doonbeg

US Government Committee To Investigate Visit Of Mike Pence To Doonbeg

The new investigation comes after previously announced investigations by House committees into Vice President Mike Pence's stay at a Trump golf club in Ireland and Trump's desire to hold the next G7 Summit at his Doral resort in Florida.

The decision to stay at the Trump International Golf Club in Doonbeg, which was 180 miles from his meetings in Dublin, sparked outrage among Democrats.

The Oversight Committee is asking the Trump administration for the itemized costs of Pence's Ireland trip generally and his stay at Doonbeg specifically, as well as "all documents and communications related to proposed or actual accommodations" for Pence's trip.

"The Committee does not believe that U.S. taxpayer funds should be used to personally enrich President Trump, his family, and his companies", Cummings wrote, saying the stay could be a potential conflict of interest and violate the U.S. Constitution.

Despite the increasing different of House Democrats backing impeachment, House Speaker Nancy Pelosi (D-CA) has in most cases poured chilly water on the postulate and instead known as for committees to continue their ongoing investigations into the president and his friends.

The State Department allowed seven foreign governments to rent luxury condos in Trump Tower in NY in 2017 without receiving consent from lawmakers, Reuters reported earlier this year.

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"We have been focused on the Mueller report, and that is a very small part of the overall picture", said Raskin. The file follows info that the panel would possibly well well maybe maybe investigate "hush-money" funds made by dilapidated Trump attorney Michael Cohen to pornographic actress Stormy Daniels and model Karen McDougal, two ladies alleging affairs with President Trump.

Chairman of the House Judiciary Committee Jerrold Nadler listens to testimony during a hearing on Capitol Hill in Washington March 26, 2019. You know, I think it's important for us to think about what is in the best interest of the country and the American people, and continuing to pursue impeachment is something that I think will only further to tear our country apart.

Sources told CNN on Friday that the resolution is expected to spell out that Chairman Jerry Nadler, a New York Democrat, has the authority to call hearings at either the full committee or subcommittee level in connection with its impeachment deliberations.

In addition to a possible obstruction of justice, Trump's alleged use of his official position for personal gain through official events at his resorts are being investigated.

Schiff said he thinks people's views are "pretty well dug in" on the Russian Federation investigation.

House Democrats' subpoenas have been routinely dismissed by the White House, complicating their efforts to get information but potentially giving fodder to their argument that the President is flouting the law.